Friday, September 09, 2005
It's another morning.
5:45 a.m.: Nanaw drags her tired, old, butt outta the bed and goes directly to the coffee pot, by feel, cause her eyes aren't open yet, grabs pancakes out of the freezer and tosses them into the microwave, sips coffee for the 2 minutes it takes to zap em then puts them on a plate and squirts some syrup on.
5:50 a.m.: Feels way to the laundry room and grabs shorts and shirt off of hangers and lays them out.
5:55 a.m.: Takes coffee to tiny puter room and connects to Internet by dial-up to read Headlines but it takes 10 more minutes for eyes to focus.
6:15 a.m.: Goes to wake theTerrorist from his boyish dreams.
6:16 a.m.: Goes again to wake Terrorist who's lagging in the bed.
6:17 a.m.: Goes, with threats of withholding Friday pep rally funds, to wake Terrorist. Terrorist awakens.
6:18 a.m.: Reminds Terrorist for the 3,450th time of the morning routine expectations,,,,,, Eat breakfast, brush teeth, wash face, get fully dressed.
6:40 a.m.: Goes to bathroom to get snoozing Terrorist outta the floor. Remind him about brushing teeth.
6:42 a.m.: Goes back to bathroom to find Terrorist dipping toothpastefree toothbrush into stream of water, make him actually put toothpaste ON toothbrush and insert into mouth and brush.
6:50 a.m.: Instructs Terrorist to get dressed.
6:52 a.m.: Instructs Terrorist to get dressed.
6:54 a.m.: Grabs belt and instructs Terrorist to get dressed.
6:59 a.m.: Terrorist dressed.
7:00 a.m.: Reminds Terrorist to watch for school bus.
7:05 a.m.: Pries Terrorist away from cartoons and out the door to wait for the bus.
Thank God there is school. Thank God there are teachers. Thank God for the school bus. Thank God for coffee.